Letter of David Macbeth Moir to Robert Macnish, thanking him for a copy of his ‘Philosophy of sleep’, referring to possible notices of it in the press, and containing some information about John Galt; pasted into a copy of Moir's ‘Biographical memoir of John Galt’ (Edinburgh, 1841). Edit




  • 1 October 1830. (Creation)


  • 2 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, Dowell's, 7 December 1952, lot 56.

  • Custodial History

    The material was bought by the National Library of Scotland with the aid of the Reid Fund.

    The volume in which the letter is pasted contains the bookplate of William Roughead.

  • Arrangement

    2 folios.

  • Bibliography

    The printed book cited in the title of this description has been described in full in the catalogue of printed books. A link to the description is included under 'External Documents'.

    Macnish, Robert. ‘Philosophy of sleep’ (Glasgow, 1830).

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